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April 2013

Mrs. Groneman Chosen as Teacher of the Week

Submitted by joann.kirk on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 08:07
Kari Evans, Emma Hinton
Mrs. Groneman, loved by everyone

Mrs. Groneman, a first year teacher at Park View, has been picked as “Teacher of the Week.”  Some things about her are that she likes horses.  She has three children and a wonderful husband who has supported her through this adventure.  She’s graduating on April 25, 2013 from UVU.   She said, “I am very excited to graduate!  I have been going to college for a very long time.  Park View is great and I love it here.  I am very grateful to teach here.” 

Mrs. Groneman, we have been lucky to have you working here.  You’re a great, wonderful, and awesome teacher.  

Mrs. Groneman has a new assignment next year and will be teaching 2nd grade at Taylor Elementary School.  Good luck and congratulations on graduating.


Third Grade Field Trip

Submitted by joann.kirk on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 08:03
Playing at the park

The third grade classes went on a field trip on March 17.  They saw the movie, "Escape From Planet Earth, went to the park to play and eat lunch, and went to Macey's to be treated with some Ice Cream.  Mrs. Mellen said, "It was cold, but everyone had fun."  

Mr. James, An Awesome Teacher

Submitted by joann.kirk on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 15:45
Leah Moser, Ashton Frost, TJ Moser, Kari Evans
Mr. James, a dynamite teacher

Mr. Ty James is one of Park View’s favorite teachers.   Here are some interesting facts about him.  His favorite foods are Cookies and Cream Ice Cream, steak and potatoes and Mexican food;  his favorite games are card games; his favorite activities are horseback riding.   Besides being a teacher, he wants to be a Civil Engineer. His least favorite animals are llamas because they spit.   He graduates from UVU on April 26th.  He is celebrating by going to lunch with his family and going roping.    It has been wonderful to have Mr. James grace our school.  Good luck, Mr. James!


Park View Students Prepare for the Hershey Track Meet

Submitted by joann.kirk on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 12:21
Lindsey Welton and Kenzingtin Baxter.
Hershey Track Meet Practice

As you all know the Hershey Track Meet is coming up, for grades 3rd and up! Aside from testing, we’re going to get ready by exercising and getting fit!  Some of the events the students will be participating in are the 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, and 800m relays, the softball throw, and the long jump!  So make sure you get a good breakfast, exercise, and get a great night’s sleep so you’ll be ready!



Melanie Thompson - An Awesome 6th Grade Student

Submitted by joann.kirk on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 15:58
Brisa Rodrigues, Wendy Camba
Melanie Thompson.JPG

Melanie Thompson is a 6th grader in Ms. Van Nosdol’s class.  She was born on January 3, 2001. She has a twin brother named Tyler Thompson.  Her favorite kind of dessert is crock pot cake. Her most favorite thing to do is go long boarding and hanging out with Amanda, her best friend. She likes listening to music and making up dances. She likes going to Legion Skate Shop with her friends. Her favorite color is purple.   Ms. Van Nosdol loves having Melanie in her class.  “She will always volunteer to do things and she is always happy.”  Way to go, Melanie.  


It’s Test Time, Baby! April's Student of the Month Assembly

Submitted by joann.kirk on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 20:52
Jessie Olsen
2013 April students of month
2013 April Students of the month
2013 April Students of the month
2013 April Students of the month
2013 April students of month

April Student of the Month Assembly began with videos of each of the classes singing songs that will prepare them for the CRTs that begin April 15. Mrs. Reynolds reminded the students of some test taking strategies that will help them be successful. Students were reminded to get a good night’s rest, eat a good breakfast and be to school on time. “We will, we will rock you,” sang the first graders. The fourth graders are proficient and they know it. The fifth graders are going to show the CRTs who’s boss. And the sixth graders are not stressing out.

Look at all the smarties who were picked for students of the month. They have worked hard all month and are going to pass these “Miggedy, miggidy, test tests!” Congratulations for a job well done.

Kindergarten: Gavin Stone, Izaac Hunter, Max Robison, Taylor Murdoch, Nathan Eldridge, Sicily Frost, Vin Thomas, Jackson Nunnely, Ella Lake, Trevor Rushton, Hailey Burton, Adan Figueroa.

1st grade: Olivia Hartley, Ethan Gubler, Stocton Smith, Jamis Sevy, Sarai Begay, Dallin Hill, Kynadie Hawkins, McKay Swenson, Callin Wilson.

2nd grade: Ashton Andrew, Zaylee Hiatt, Whitney Bahr, Linda Wright, Marcos Avarado, Broklyn Cox, Samantha Wright, Oakley Brotherson, Jose Camba,  Riley Cook, Kate Nielson, Lucas Gonzalez, Zoey Spencer.

3rd grade: Kylee Peterson, Dillon Schmidt, Camie Hamblin, Sierra Webber, Jayce Welch, Mac McClellan, Hailey Peay, Ashlyn Morton Dawson Pederson Curtis Tolman, Cameron Stone.

4th grade: Ethan Hansen, Violet Andrew, Yoltzi Jimenez, Kaden Raikoglo Eric Lindsay, Eli Sorensen, Kamry Flippen, Mason Green, Abigail Childs, Kiarah Bojorques.

5th grade: Carsin Rollins, Danielle Wilkinsen, Jaxon Bahr, Juan Guevarra, Donovan Mahaffey, TiAnna Zambrano, Kiley Cannegieter, Zoe Mmellen, Madison Hawkins, Michael Ohman.

6th grade: Jordon Cox, Tyson Stone, Ambria Watkins, Natalie Edwards, Spencer Nelson, Alyssa Baker, Keaton Hatch, Brailyn Watkins, Ashley Hamblin.

Parent Advice for Successful Testing Results

Submitted by joann.kirk on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 16:19
Ashton Frost, TJ Moser

It is time once again for CRT Testing for all students of Park View.  Testing will begin Monday, April 22 and continue to May 17.  Here is some advice for parents to help their children do their best on the test:

Provide a healthy breakfast.  Possibilities are fruits, smoothies, healthy cereal, and toast with healthy toppings. 

Have your child get a good night’s rest.  Go to bed early and get up on time for school.

Make sure they are to school on time and attending every day.  Most teachers are reviewing concepts they taught at the beginning of the year.  A review of these concepts will refresh their memories.

Ms. Kirk added, “Give your child words of encouragement.  Let them know you believe in them and know they will do their best.”  


Featured Student of the Week - Kaitlyn Afton Shelley

Submitted by joann.kirk on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 16:01
Leah Moser
Kaitlyn’s contagious smile

Kaitlyn Shelley is a sixth grade student in Ms. Van Nosdol’s class.  Her favorite color is purple.  Her favorite foods are pizza, spaghetti and lasagna.  She loves gum,  Butterfingers, Snickers and 3 Musketeer bars.  Her favorite singer is Justin Bieber.  Mrs. Van Nosdol says, “Kaitlyn loves to help.  She is very friendly.”  She loves having Kaitlyn in her class.  


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